The Tropical At Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort

Address: Columbus Torre 1, Puerto Plata, 57000, Dominican Republic | 4 star resort
 
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Location

This 4 star resort, located on Columbus Torre 1, Puerto Plata, is near Outback Safari, Jasmine Spa and Wellness Holistic Health Centre, Yasika Adventures, and Altos de Chavon School of Design.
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          Amenities

          Activities

          • Beach
          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness/Health center

          Features

          • Free parking

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          Services

          • Shuttle bus service
          • Kids activities or Babysitting
           

          TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Tropical At Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata

          Reviewed by fernweh.fervor

          Relaxing!

          Reviewed Aug 13, 2014
          by (2 reviews) New Hartford , United States Flag of United States

          Nice resort, definitely buy the wifi because the"free" wifi never worked. Cabana's on the beach were the highlight of the trip!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by lrhalladay

          beautiful, clean, nice staff, annoying tourists and PRICEY extras

          Reviewed Mar 30, 2013
          by (5 reviews) Los Angeles , United States Flag of United States

          LTBR was exactly what I imagined it would be -- a decent resort with very friendly staff and nice beaches... AND ridiculously mediocre food (that's what you get when it's all inclusive), watered down beverages, and terribly obnoxious, snobby, inconsiderate, and downright moronic tourists. I've never been so disgusted with other tourists in my life. I suppose all inclusive resort living attracts greedy sloth-like people, but good lord!

          Also, the one thing that did upset me about the LTB resort was the outrageously priced excursions. We paid $300 for two people to go on a "yacht" (their idea of a catamaran is just a boat) to Paradise Island (a quick 1 hr stop at a not-at-all interesting snorkeling spot), to drink "champagne" (I'm fairly positive it was sparkling apple juice), and eat a "lobster" (really just rockfish) lunch. The tour also included a quick stop to a cigar factory, but overall, so NOT worth the money. After this major mistake, we spent the next two days touring the city and waterfalls with a private tour guide whom we luckily happened upon at the airport upon our arrival. Instead of paying ridiculous amounts of money to the resort to be herded along with 30 other tourist sheep on a lousy tour, we spent less than half what the resort asked, had our own tour guide, saw much more of the city, and didn't have to deal with crowds at all. This is the way to go!

          Note: upon check-out, don't take off your resort bracelet yourself. They don't tell you this of course, so just prior to check out when someone took off his own bracelet and didn't have it to give to the staff, they flipped out and tried to charge us an extra 100$ (bracelet replacement fee), then made us run around like mad men until we found it, all the while almost making us late for our flight. Really, LTBR?!? Are you that worried that we'd pass the bracelet on to someone else so they can eat your crappy buffet food for free?

          Lastly, I also got eaten alive by bugs of some sort. I KNOW it was the hotel because on our last day we got a notice that our room was going to be sprayed by pest control. I have over 20 bites on my legs and hip. And they hurt. And they are huge. And ugly.

          Love your country. Hate your resort. Unfortunately, I won't be returning. And I plan on telling everyone I know to do the same.

          Dominican dinner, at Lifestyle Tropical Resort
          Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
          view from the Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort
          Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by viptravelresort

          Amazing Resort

          Reviewed Apr 11, 2012
          by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

          Luxury resort at an economical price ! Enjoy anything from hotel suites all the way up to private villas. Book at http://www.viptravelresorts.com

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews The Tropical At Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort Puerto Plata

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
           

          Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata

          Day 9

          A travel blog entry by julieericson on Jul 23, 2015

          ... found out the day before that we would be having it for lunch. After pizza at the lazy dog, we got back on the bus and headed 15 minutes down the road to Sosua. In Sosua, I went souvenir shopping at the market and then jumped in the crystal clear water with all my friends. For some reason, the Sosua beach side looks a lot like Greece. That was an observation many people made, even Olivia, who was in Greece earlier this summer. The water ...

          Day 8

          A travel blog entry by julieericson on Jul 21, 2015

          ... Olivia. There was someone in the middle seat separating me and Claire. Claire was behind Katya who was in the same row as Olivia. Then across the aisle in the aisle seat was Adele. Those are the people that ended up being in my room and nobody else from GLA was near us on the plane. It's not like we all got super close on the plane, it just ended up being our room by chance! I find it funny. I can't wait for an exciting day at Cabarete tomorrow! Go wifi! ...

          The back-story

          A travel blog entry by mollohan on Mar 03, 2014

          ... realize that we have poverty in the US, but until you come to a developing country and see firsthand, and walk in the streets filled with sewage and smell the smells and look into someone's eyes who has no hope, it is hard to comprehend what true poverty means. I am about to sound judgmental here, but much of the poverty in the US is due to laziness or learned, not a lack of opportunity. So with my experience in mind, I knew when I had kids that I wanted them ...

          Pleasantly Surprised in PP

          A travel blog entry by jmatczak on May 03, 2012

          5 comments, 26 photos

          ... dinner reservations were at an Asian fusion place, which was so-so. At this point we were so hungry that McDonald's probably would've tasted awesome. I'm hoping tomorrow we can go to the Brazilian restaurant.

          Because I was up at 1:30 am, I'm feeling pretty tired. Tomorrow we hope to get up early, snag breakfast and some sun before the afternoon clouds roll in.

          Hasta manana!
          Jamie
          ...

          Happy Valentine's Day <3

          A travel blog entry by tiffanybowman12 on Feb 14, 2011

          ... style lunch. After we all stuffed our faces and got some sun, we spent the night studying for our exam the next morning. Yes, our midterm was on the day of rest! Only because we’ve been so busy with everything else though. The exam ended up being nothing like I planned. All of us studied the wrong information, and it ended up being a lot broader that I expected. I still feel that I did well; I just wish I wouldn’t have wasted my time studying as much as I did, but ...

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          Dominican dinner, at Lifestyle Tropical Resort
          Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
          view from the Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort
          Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic